I’ve said it a few times before, but horror is by far my thing. I grew up watching horror films of all kinds, probably when I shouldn’t have, and it gave me a life-long love of the genre. So, when I hear alumni are working on projects that will make people scream in terror, my
Dear colleagues: It is with a heavy heart that I write to share with you that there has been a death in the Dodge College family; Julie Kirkham passed away last Wednesday morning. Her partner, Elliott Lewitt, wrote “We’re devastated by the loss of our smart, passionate, fierce, kind-hearted red head.” With over 30 years
Intel recently published an article about Dodge College is on the forefront of the digital movie-making age. They praised us for keeping up with technology, and using on-the-go powerhouse work stations to help students capture things they need on location, as opposed to being stuck on a sound stage. From the article: The film production
Though it’s been a few weeks since graduation, we’re still sorting through all the things that have happened at the end of the year. A lot has been going on! For example, the Digital Arts Thesis Screenings took place just before graduation weekend, and Bill Kroyer put on quite the show. I mean, come on.
This weekend, we said congratulations to our 2015 graduates. We wish them well on their journey through life, and know they will go on to do amazing things. There was so many insightful things said during the graduation ceremony that it was hard to capture them all. So, here are just some of the choice
For Melissa Cano (BFA/Television & Broadcast Journalism ’16), things fell into place fairly quickly for her internship. As the Investigative News Intern at KCBS / KCAL-TV, she got the position within a matter of days after she first applied to it. She was kind enough to take some time out of her busy schedule to
So finals week is here, and the summer is almost upon us. After another successful semester of getting your learning on, you’re looking forward to three whole months of relaxing. Or are you? Are you like me, one of those people who can’t sit still for more than five minutes, and need something to do?
Back in November, the Dodge College community lost one of its greatest supporters and allies, Marion Knott. While the main building of Dodge College is named after her, some of our students may not realize who Marion was or what a huge impact she had on our school. Marion Knott was born in April 1922
Every year around this time, the Production Design students take over the lobby of Marion Knott Studios to show off the amazing things they’ve worked on over the year. The display showcases concept drawings, previsualization sketches, architectural blue prints, and models of various sets that the students created. When making a film or show, production
Orange, CA (May 8, 2015) – Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos, one of the most visible and influential executives in the entertainment world today, will deliver the keynote address at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts’ 2015 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 23. Ted Sarandos oversees content acquisition for Netflix and